Global Patent Index - EP 1354305 A2

EP 1354305 A2 2003-10-22 - COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Title (en)

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Title (de)

KOMMUNIKATIONSSYSTEM

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE COMMUNICATION

Publication

EP 1354305 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 02712124 A

Priority

  • IB 0200109 W
  • ZA 200100469 A
  • ZA 200110047 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO02058021A2] A communication system for disseminating alarm messages comprises a control facility accessible by at least one communication channel and operable to receive and alarm signal via the at least one communication channel signifying the occurrence of an alarm event; identification means operably connected to the control facility and operable automatically to identify the source of the alarm signal; an information database of authorized sources of alarm signals, the information database accessible by the control facility and containing, for each authorized source, contact details of at least one recipient to whom at least one predetermined alarm message is to be disseminated in response to receipt of the alarm signal; and dissemination means operably connected to the control means and operable, in response to receipt of an alarm signal by the control means from an authorized source, automatically to transmit the at least one predetermined alarm message to the at least one recipient. The invention extends to a method of disseminating an alarm message.

IPC 1-7

G08B 25/08

IPC 8 full level

G08B 25/08 (2006.01); G08B 25/14 (2006.01); G08B 27/00 (2006.01)

CPC

G08B 27/001 (2013.01); G08B 25/08 (2013.01); G08B 25/14 (2013.01); G08B 27/006 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 02058021A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

DOCDB simple family

WO 02058021 A2 20020725; WO 02058021 A3 20021010; EP 1354305 A2 20031022; IL 156896 D0 20040208; US 2004113768 A1 20040617